A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Cuilco in Guatemala. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 21:15:48 / April 22, 2020 @ 9:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700099nk. Id of event: us700099nk. Exact location of event, longitude -92.0688 West, latitude 15.4375 North, depth = 179.19 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 179.19 km (111 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:15:48 / 3:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Quetzaltenango (c. 132 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Comitán (c. 79 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Huehuetenango (c. 79 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Francisco El Alto (c. 54 500 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Almolonga, Flores Costa Cuca, Santa María Chiquimula.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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